Luxury hotels in the Chilterns

You'll be spoilt for choice with our selection of hand picked hotels that you will want to stay at all of them. The Chilterns' hotel dossier is a vast and varied list of the most divine places to stay after a day spent exploring the beautiful English countryside.

The Chilterns are famous for their country walks and grand houses tucked away in a Constable-worthy landscape. Home to a rich history of aristocracy, the Chilterns are still an extremely popular destination for peace, tranquillity, and magnificence.

Our reputation for creating bespoke, luxury countryside escapes means that we only choose to work with the very finest hotels in the area, to offer you the most opulent staycation getaways.

The Humphreys of Henley élite Chilterns hotel dossier is now yours to browse: click here to explore all our luxury hotels in the Chilterns.

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Love in the Countryside

Chewton Glen - New Milton, Hampshire

Nestled on the fringe of the New Forest, Chewton Glen is an idyllic retreat with a sparkling history. Its famous literary link threads through the decades and centuries, with the house first mentioned in 1732. It has a captivating past and an exciting future – Chewton Glen is the perfect country hotel to escape to. There is abundant activities available to fill your days, from Segways and the Chewton Glen Teddy Bear Sheep, to paddle boarding and clay shooting, and the hotel is a 10 minute walk to the beach. The beautiful landscape of Hampshire is surrounding you at this retreat and the Chewton Glen spa offers a tranquil paradise to get lost in. Perfect to refresh, relax and while away the hours!

Cliveden House - Taplow, Berkshire

Cliveden Estate is a 376-acre National Trust treasure. It has majesty, it has history and it is most certainly beautiful! Steeped in luxury, Cliveden House, as a hotel has become Berkshire’s pinnacle of glamour to the influential. The Fountain of Love sits in splendour at the end of the drive and, as you pass it, you know you have arrived somewhere very special. To make sure you enjoy your stay to the absolute best, we recommend picking one of their Parterre Suites. The hidden garden and spa treatments are also on standby to provide you the deep relaxation you had been yearning for and if that isn’t enough, you have a wide selection of menu from the dining room and Astor grill.

Coworth Park - Ascot, Berkshire

Coworth Park was built in 1776 for William Shepheard, an East India merchant and has been home and refuge for many famous historical names since. Now as a member of the Dorchester Collection, the hotel has a prestigious reputation for luxury and excellence. Coworth's experience allows you to let go of life’s demanding schedule for a while, time slows down and pleasure steps in. Coworth is a hotel for all seasons, with long walks in the area through golden autumn and winter evenings in front of the fire, vivid bluebells of spring and wildflower meadow in summer. Indulge your senses with the spectacular dining at the 1* Restaurant Coworth Park and find total bliss in the spa. Coworth Park offers idyllic relaxation in many guises, from a rural detox to an indulgent, romantic escape. At this hotel you will find an experience for everyone to refresh every sense within our welcoming oasis of calm.

Traditional and Boutique Hotels

Crockers Henley: The Quarters - Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

In the very heart of Henley-on-Thames, our hometown, you will find The Quarters at Crockers Henley which boasts just seven bedrooms of understated luxury. The rooms reflect the Georgian heritage of the building and emphasise comfort and luxury in every last detail, from the four posted beds and in-room, free-standing bathtub to the miniature Crockers cocktails awaiting you in the mini bar. The Sunday Times' Best Hotel in Central England winner is so much more than a restaurant with rooms. Potter downstairs to find three restaurants at your finger tips, from the Grill to the Pan-Asian and Modern British Chef's Tables. Laid-back luxury and impeccable cuisine are calling out to you from The Quarters.

Danesfield House - Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Danesfield House is set admist 65 acres of formal gardens with spectacular views over the River Thames and the Chiltern Hills beyond - painting the perfect picture for your retreat! No two rooms at Danesfield are the same – each has been designed to be individual and unique. This hotel provides the picturesque stay for a quintessential English countryside break, from the lavender bushes in the gardens to the afternoon tea enjoyed with the Thames and the Chilterns as the backdrop. The Illuminati Spa is calling out to help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated when you return home after spending time at the hotel, which gives you the space to relax and unwind from the fast-paced challenges of daily life. Danesfield House is the ideal luxury escape for romantic breaks, girl spa trips and family time.

Four Seasons Hotel - Hook, Hampshire

The 500-acre Four Seasons Hampshire estate is designed to be the perfect countryside retreat. Steeped in history you will have to take an extra breath as your car winds up the long drive to greet the manor. Rooms are tastefully decorated with elegant details, captured for a restful stay. If you are an outdoor activities lover, then this is the spot for you, as there is so much to do right there on the grounds, from falconry, to horse-riding. Chic dining experiences have been created at the Four seasons to give you time to really capture the moment and the finery of your location.

Restaurant with Rooms to Aristocratic Living

The Hand and Flowers - Marlow, Berkshire

The Hand and Flowers is on the very edge of the Chilterns and is the only UK pub to have two Michelin stars, which is why it deserves a spot on this exclusive list. Your rooms are situated in beautifully decorated cottages very local to the pub and the Tom Kerridge dining experience, each with their own quirky boutique themes. If you are familiar with Tom Kerridge style, then you will know that his menus are simply elegant. It is all about humble ingredients cooked to let the flavours shine – and they do! Do we recommend a selection? Yes, we whole-heartedly recommend the private dining room menu and experience, otherwise lovingly known as ‘the shed’. This is the perfect hotel for those who like easy access to the life and character of a town from their hotel…step out of the door and Marlow is there to enjoy.

Heckfield Place - Hook, Hampshire

Heckfield Place is resolutely natural, elegantly evolving and redefines the idea of a hotel, standing on 400-acres of secluded Hampshire landscape. From the grandeur of the Georgian house with its elegant interiors to the rolling beauty of the secluded estate, the hotel is bound by the seasons – a place to unearth, escape and reconnect. Feast on the incredible dishes created from the kitchen gardens and orchards, dive headfirst into tranquil paradise with all-natural spa treatments and find solitude and space to unwind. The perfect antidote to the craziness of everyday life, the estate offers peace and space to reconnect, escape and rediscover.

Hedsor House - Taplow, Berkshire

Follow the private rhododendron lined drive, taking in the estate’s Highland cattle grazing peacefully and the resident gaggle of geese before the breath-taking main façade of the house comes into view. Hedsor House invites you to make it your own – a haven of tranquillity and a world away from the bustle of the city. The ultimate retreat package includes exclusive use of the house, access to 100-acre estate, champagne and luxury hamper on arrival, private dinner party for six, in house massage and optional access to Cliveden Spa and swimming pool. The luxury retreat to Hedsor House offers you a chance to live like aristocracy!

Unique Luxury Escapes

The Langley - Iver, Buckinghamshire

The Langley is a Buckinghamshire Manor House with lots of character, set in 150 acres stunning landscape. Formerly the Duke of Marlborough’s shooting lodge, it exudes the glamour and elegance that one would expect. Once home to some incredibly famous names with royal connections, the house turned hotel has a beautiful collection of rooms. We recommend booking one of the Deluxe Suites that offer both exquisite views of the grounds and architectural details that you just won’t get with the more internal rooms. The spa is also a delight, offering a range of treatments and personal training at the Matt Roberts gym. When you are ready, the restaurant will delight you with its offer of fine dining, of which we particularly recommend the 7-course tasting menu.

Lime Wood Hotel - Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Escape to the calming call of the New Forest at Lime Wood Hotel – the perfect secluded hideaway for a romantic or family break. Revive yourself at the Herb House Spa where the treatments start from the moment you walk in, rejuvenate yourself with yoga classes on the roof in a herb garden and relax with a full stomach after an incredible meal at Hartnett Holder & Co, the relaxed Italian restaurant. The hotel has created a rich collaboration of everything you could want in a relaxed countryside getaway; perfect for weekend breaks, a dash from the city, or an escape from home! Live the fairy tale at this English forest hotel that will have you feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the world!

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa - Luton, Bedfordshire

Luton Hoo holds glorious splendour found on the border between Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Beyond the magnificent façade of the Mansion House which greets you on arrival, lies a relaxed and welcoming country house like no other in the home countries. The pillared halls and elegant lounges, formal gardens and award-winning restaurant create a unique ambience of country living. The 1,065-acre estate holds adventure – from the championship 18 hole golf course, endless outdoor activities, to mapped routes for cycling, running or walking throughout the grounds. Revive yourself at the end of the day with indulgent pampering at Luton Hoo spa, which provides a true sense of escape from reality!

Classic Countryside Luxury

Monkey Island Estate - Bray, Berkshire

A picturesque island on the River Thames in the historic village of Bray lies Monkey Island Estate. The island has a rich, centuries old history and has been the haunt of monarchs, aristocrats and artists, along with writers and famous performers. The hotel is the perfect base to explore the area or just immerse yourself in history and relaxation against the backdrop of the delightful village. Monkey Island holds the first of its kind – the floating spa, where you will receive your spa treatments while moored on the banks of the Thames. Enjoy your very own private countryside escape, surrounded by picturesque views and beautifully manicured gardens.

The Montagu Arms Hotel - Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Surrender to a quiet corner of the New Forest and to the unique welcome of the Montagu Arms’ elegant country house hotel with its timeless English garden. Indulge in stylish dishes at the award-winning Terrace restaurant that showcases the rich larder of the Forest, coast and country, crafted with care and served exquisitely. Your visit to The Montagu Arms Hotel wouldn’t be complete without a day at the award winning Thai Spa, SenSpa – located just down the road at the sister hotel, Careys Manor. The hotel’s facilities provides a wonderful retreat, a place of serenity from the hustle and bustle, a great base to explore the beautiful New Forest and an indulgent treat for you and your loved ones!

Stoke Park - Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

Founded in 1908, Stoke Park is the perfect place to enjoy life in a five star and friendly atmosphere – it is a perfect exercise in country house splendour! The hotel offers an indulgent stay in the English countryside, with every quintessential country activity available just outside your bedroom door. They offer a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive country club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining and hotel facilities. Stoke Park offers traditional luxury in its palatial mansion and modern pavilion on the 300-acre estate; it combines sumptuous luxury and refined living to provide you with the ultimate break to the English countryside.